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An Administrative Withdrawal (AW) is for unforeseen or extenuating circumstances beyond a student’s control that have prevented the student from withdrawing before the withdrawal deadline (i.e., death in immediate family, extended hospitalization, unforeseen work-related relocation, divorce, homelessness, or incarceration).
For more information, please see below.
The AW committee will review the AW request, including the explanation, and official, supporting documentation to determine if it meets policy guidelines. If approved, an AW will be recorded on the student’s official academic record and will be calculated in their attempted hours. No academic credit will be awarded.
All AW submissions must include:
An AW will be automatically denied for the following reasons:
Students who meet the above guidelines for administrative withdrawal and are able to provide official documentation should complete the online form. See below for examples of required documentation.
All documentation must be official, signed, and dated.
|Reason for Request||Acceptable Documentation|
|Death in immediate family||Obituary or death certificate|
|Death (not in immediate family)||Letter from a counselor or psychologist|
|Medical||Letter from physician|
|Work||Letter from employer on official letterhead|